If we file chapter 7 can they take my 15 months back pay from social security disability when I finally receive it? 11 Answers as of February 08, 2016

I don't want to lose it.

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Rhymer Law Firm
Rhymer Law Firm | William Rhymer
Usually no, as long as you keep the social security benefits segregated from any other money you have.
Answer Applies to: Georgia
Replied: 12/16/2015
A Fresh Start
A Fresh Start | Dorothy G Bunce
In order not to lose any asset, you have to protect it by properly claiming it as exempt. An experienced bankruptcy attorney can make sure this asset is completely protected.
Answer Applies to: Nevada
Replied: 12/14/2015
GARCIA & GONZALES, P.C.
GARCIA & GONZALES, P.C. | Richard N. Gonzales
No.
Answer Applies to: Colorado
Replied: 12/10/2015
Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney
Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney | Janet Lawson
No. You get to keep that.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 12/10/2015
Stephens Gourley & Bywater | David A. Stephens
Generally social security is exempt from bankruptcy.
Answer Applies to: Nevada
Replied: 12/10/2015
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